Concert Info

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Date: September 26, 2008

Time: 9:00 PM

City: London, England

Venue: Barbican Hall

Presenter: Barbican

Program

 

RAMADAN NIGHTS

 

Kronos Quartet

Unknown (arr. Kronos, transc. Ljova) / Oh Mother, the Handsome Man Tortures Me +
Traditional (arr. Jacob Garchik) / Lullaby +
Sigur Rós (arr. Stephen Prutsman) / Flugufrelsarinn (The Fly Freer) +
Ramallah Underground / Tashweesh *
Ram Narayan (arr. Kronos, transc. Ljova) / Alap from Raga Mishra Bhairavi +
Aleksandra Vrebalov / Sketch from a Balkan Notebook *

 

Alim Qasimov Ensemble

Alim Qasimov, vocal and daf
Fargana Qasimova, vocal and daf
Rafael Asgarov, balaban
Rauf Islamov, kamancha
Ali Asgar Mammadov, tar
Vugar Sharifzadeh, naghara

Traditional (arr. Alim Qasimov) / Mugam Chargah

INTERMISSION

Kronos Quartet and Alim Qasimov Ensemble

Program to include:
Said Rustamov / Getme, Getme (Don’t leave, don’t leave) +
Jahangir Jahangirov / Köhlen Atim (My spirited horse) +
Unattributed / Leyla +
Shafiga Okhundova / Mehriban Olaq (Let’s be kind) +
Unattributed / Peyman Ettik (I gave my word) +
Unattributed / Qashlarin Kamandir (Your eyebrows are bow-like) +

All works arranged by Alim Qasimov, with string quartet parts arranged for Kronos by Jacob Garchik

These arrangements were commissioned for the Kronos Quartet and Alim Qasimov by the Aga Khan Music Initiative, a program of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture.

PROGRAM SUBJECT TO CHANGE
Updated:  09/04/08
* Written for Kronos / + Arranged for Kronos

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